prohibited by U.S. laws relating to combating terrorism; (b) with persons on the List of Specially Designated Nationals (www.treasury.gov/sdn) or entities owned or controlled by such persons; or (c) in or with countries or territories against which the U.S. maintains comprehensive sanctions (currently, Cuba, Iran, Syria, North Korea, and the Crimea Region of Ukraine), including paying or reimbursing the expenses of persons from such countries or territories, unless such activities are fully authorized by the U.S. government under applicable law and specifically approved by the Foundation in its sole discretion.
You will not offer or provide money, gifts, or any other things of value directly or indirectly to anyone in order to improperly influence any act or decision relating to the Foundation or the Project, including by assisting any party to secure an improper advantage. Training and information on compliance with these requirements are available at www.learnfoundationlaw.org.
POLITICAL ACTIVITY AND ADVOCACY
You may not use Grant Funds to influence the outcome of any election for public office or to carry on any voter registration drive. You may not use Grant Funds to support lobbying activity or to otherwise support attempts to influence local, state, federal, or foreign legislation. Your strategies and activities, and any materials produced with Grant Funds, must comply with applicable local, state, federal, or foreign lobbying law. You agree to comply with lobbying, gift, and ethics rules applicable to the Project.
PUBLICITY BY THE FOUNDATION
The Foundation may include information about the award of this grant, including Your name, in its periodic public reports and may make such information available on its website and as part of press releases, public reports, speeches, newsletters, tax returns, and other public disclosures.
PUBLICITY BY YOU
You must obtain the Foundations prior written approval before: (a) issuing a press release or other public announcement regarding this grant; and (b) any other public use of the Foundations name or logo. Please email Your request to: ***@*** two weeks in advance to provide the Foundation an opportunity to review and comment. Detailed guidelines are available at: www.gatesfoundation.org/grantseeker/documents/guidelines communications for grantees.doc.
PUBLICITY BY OTHERS
You and Your subgrantees, subcontractors, contingent workers, agents, or affiliates may not state or otherwise imply to third parties that the Foundation directly funds or otherwise endorses their activities.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
In carrying out the Project, You will comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and rules and will not infringe, misappropriate, or violate the intellectual property, privacy, or publicity rights of any third party.
COMPLIANCE WITH REQUIREMENTS
You will conduct, control, manage, and monitor the Project in compliance with all applicable ethical, legal, regulatory, and safety requirements, including applicable international, national, local, and institutional standards (Requirements). You will obtain and maintain all necessary approvals, consents, and reviews before conducting the applicable activity. As a part of Your annual progress report to the Foundation, You must report whether the Project activities were conducted in compliance with all Requirements.
If the Project involves:
a. any protected information (including personally identifiable, protected health, or third-party confidential), You will not disclose this information to the Foundation without obtaining the Foundations prior written approval and all necessary consents to disclose such information;
b. children or vulnerable subjects, You will obtain any necessary consents and approvals unique to these subjects; and/or
c. any trial involving human subjects, You will adhere to current Good Clinical Practice as defined by the International Council on Harmonisation (ICH) E-6 Standards (or local regulations if more stringent) and will obtain applicable trial insurance.
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